Locum Tenens Oncology Job in Kentucky

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Staff Care


Locum Tenens

Job Description & Requirements
Oncologist - Physician - (Oncology - ONC) Locum Tenens
StartDate: 11/14/2016Available Shifts: 40 Hours/Week

Facility in Kentucky is seeking a locums BC oncologist for ongoing coverage. Please contact a Staff Care representative with any availability.

An oncologist(locum tenens) is a physician who has specialized in the study and treatment of cancer. Medical oncologists perform many diagnostic tests when assessing new patients, such as biopsies and blood work. After determining the stage of the cancer and a prognosis, they begin treating their patients, making use of a range of medical procedures including chemotherapy and other medications. Monitoring the patient is an important aspect of medical oncology, and oncologists frequently perform diagnostic tests throughout treatment to examine the efficacy of the medication or medical procedures.

Facility Location
Located at the confluence of the Tennessee and Ohio rivers, Paducah is well known as a hub of activity in western Kentucky. The city boasts a vibrant local arts scene, evidenced by its many galleries and performance spaces. Music fans will find much to love in Paducah as well, with many clubs and venues showcasing the talents of local and regional musicians. The city is halfway between much bigger metropolises St. Louis and Nashville, both of which are just a short daytrip away.

Job Benefits
Staff Care typically arranges medical or dental malpractice insurance for contractor physicians and other specialists with whom we match to client opportunities. In addition, Staff Care locum tenens positions regularly receive highly competitive pay and a dedicated team to handle all travel, lodging, rental, and transportation needs.

About the Company
Staff Care, an AMN Healthcare company, is the nation's leader in locum tenens staffing. We provide flexible, temporary employment options for physicians, clinicians, and other allied health professionals in all specialties with a variety of healthcare organizations, typically with interim contracts lasting from one week to one year. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer. We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

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